It Is Your Right to Demand for Receipts, RRA Tells Consumers

[New Times] The tax body has urged buyers and service users to always demand for receipts when they make payments, arguing that this is one way of guaranteeing product safety. Emmy Mbera, the electronic billing machine (EBM) project coordinator at the …

[New Times] The tax body has urged buyers and service users to always demand for receipts when they make payments, arguing that this is one way of guaranteeing product safety. Emmy Mbera, the electronic billing machine (EBM) project coordinator at the Rwanda Revenue Authority, added that it is also the right of consumers to ask for EBM-generated receipts for any product or service bought.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rulindo Firm Looks to Turn Rwanda’s Isombe Into Major Export Product

[New Times] The government promotes agro-processing to help make Rwanda’s products more competitive besides enabling farmers earn better from their sweat. It is this ‘gospel’ of value-addition that challenged Pierre-Damien Mbatezimana to find a way to …

[New Times] The government promotes agro-processing to help make Rwanda's products more competitive besides enabling farmers earn better from their sweat. It is this 'gospel' of value-addition that challenged Pierre-Damien Mbatezimana to find a way to improve the shelf life of isombe, a local delicacy, and make it more appealing to buyers in and outside Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Labour Day – Celebrating Mindset Shift and Nation Building

[New Times] Yesterday was International Labour Day and a public holiday. For most people this last bit is the more significant aspect of the day. It is simply a day off from work when you can pretty much do as you please.

[New Times] Yesterday was International Labour Day and a public holiday. For most people this last bit is the more significant aspect of the day. It is simply a day off from work when you can pretty much do as you please.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Civil Society Groups Want Increased Budgetary Allocation to Education

[New Times] An 8 per cent reduction in the education budget has led to objections from stakeholders who say there is need to allocate substantial funding for pre-primary and primary education.

[New Times] An 8 per cent reduction in the education budget has led to objections from stakeholders who say there is need to allocate substantial funding for pre-primary and primary education.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Modern Settlements – How Far Have We Gone?

[New Times] Works the Government pledged in line with scaling up the construction of model villages in the country before the end of the current financial year are nearly halfway through, with several houses under construction at sites that will be tur…

[New Times] Works the Government pledged in line with scaling up the construction of model villages in the country before the end of the current financial year are nearly halfway through, with several houses under construction at sites that will be turned into modern settlements equipped with basic infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Magistrates Want Chief Justice’s Monthly Salary Raised to Shs50 Million

[Monitor] Kampala -Magistrates under their professional body of Uganda Judicial Officers’ Association (UJOA), have teamed up to see that Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, takes home a monthly pay of Shs50m.

[Monitor] Kampala -Magistrates under their professional body of Uganda Judicial Officers' Association (UJOA), have teamed up to see that Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, takes home a monthly pay of Shs50m.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I4 Schools Closed Over Requirements

[Monitor] Hoima -Hoima Municipal authorities last Friday closed more than 14 schools for operating illegally and failing to meet the minimum operation standards set by the Education ministry.

[Monitor] Hoima -Hoima Municipal authorities last Friday closed more than 14 schools for operating illegally and failing to meet the minimum operation standards set by the Education ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

A ‘Pair of Buttocks’ Good for Growth of Uganda’s Literature

[Monitor] There are more thrilling fistfights in Kenya’s literary scene than there is in Uganda’s. The Kenya literary boxing bouts mostly take place in the pages of the Saturday Nation.

[Monitor] There are more thrilling fistfights in Kenya's literary scene than there is in Uganda's. The Kenya literary boxing bouts mostly take place in the pages of the Saturday Nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda